William Ramstein

William Ramstein

From San Francisco, William worked for Figure Technologies' capital markets blockchain trading platform, Lending Club's ABS structuring team, SoFi's BD team and Yodlee as a Sales analyst.

Asset AllocationBitcoin

Bitcoin in a global investment portfolio | Portfolio Management

Should Bitcoin have a place in your portfolio’s strategy? As we close Q3 we wonder how inflation, slowing recoveries, and potential market corrections in the US will affect returns—does Bitcoin offer a solution to these problems?

MacroWeekly Recap

Global Market Weekly Recap: Top 10 Market Graphs (week ended: 17/9)

Here are the top ten market moves from the last five days: week ended Friday September 17, 2021.

Art

Blue-chip art investing oozing to Main Street.

Whether you love or hate any sort of art, just know that it has become an increasingly attractive and democratized investment opportunity. Collectible as an asset class should be on your radar, at least.

MacroFinancial Markets

Are US equities heading into a storm?

Is there a storm brewing in US equities? As you know, investors face a dilemma. The pandemic has really changed markets. The S&P 500 is trading over 30X P/E, treasury yields are near zero. Finding rich prospects is hard.

CryptocurrenciesFintechBlockchain

CipherTrace: crypto data monetization wheels for Mastercard.

Mastercard plans for an open banking future where crypto payment transaction data may just equate to corporate survival.

China

What is the Chinese tech crackdown really about?

From the West, it seems as though Chinese authorities are curtailing their own success, but this is unlikely the goal. So what exactly is the reason behind the tech crackdown and what is the desired outcome?

Week Ahead

WEEK AHEAD: U.S. inflation and consumer spending

Measures of U.S. inflation and consumer spending are in focus this week.Here is the complete week ahead to get you started on the right footing.

MacroWeekly Recap

Global Market Weekly Recap: Top 10 Market Graphs (week ended: 10/9)

#1: Stocks pull back on growth and inflation worries

Transportation

Tesla of bicycles: how e-bikes are climbing to prominence.

We are in the midst of an e-bicycle inflection point! From city planning and regulation to the delivery and shared economies e-bikes are becoming commonplace. 

Week Ahead

The Week Ahead: starting Monday, September 6th 2021.

The ECB seems to take center stage this week. Here is the complete week ahead to get you started on the right footing.

MacroWeekly Recap

Global Market Weekly Recap: Top 10 Market Graphs (week ended: 8/3)

Here are the top ten market moves from the last five days: week ended Friday August 3rd.

ESG investing

Carbon offsets and impact investing—what is the catch?

Everyone talks about carbon trading as the solution to our climate change problems. Our current solution—carbon offsets—works, but it’s imperfect, and our ESG efforts? They are faulty.

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S&P 500 futures dipped under their 50-day MA

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Energy prices are on the rise, with an direct impact on global inflation

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Operating profit margin for the S&P at an all-time high of 13.5%